Mental Competition

When you are working out, are you really working as hard as you think you are?  Your mind plays such an important role in achieving your fitness goals.  When you are working on a set and have a goal...

Balance Out

Did you know that 80% of injuries originate from a muscle imbalance.  When one side of your body is stronger than the other your risk of injury increases.  This is why it is very important to always...

Keep the results coming

How many times have you joined a gym or started a workout program only to see yourself a couple weeks later pushing those workouts aside for other things you feel are more important? Starting a workou...

Beachin’ It

so we are headed to the beach for our annual Beach Battle workout tomorrow!  Its my favorite workout of the year and best of all we get to hang out and have a good time on the beach.  What kinds of ...

Love your squat!

I’ve received the question a lot about how low should my squat be and at what distance should my feet be placed.  There are at least 4 different muscle groups targeted while you are squatting ...

The Truth About Whole Grains

All food you add to your daily routine should help increase your energy, support your workouts, and assist you in burning the dreaded body fat.    Make sure you are choosing grains with at least 4 g...

Workouts that work

Does it really matter what type of workout you start?   Is one really better than the other?  Whether you do Zumba, Weight Lifting, Body Pump, Crossfit, High intensity interval training, running, bo...

Don’t forget the journey

Sometimes we all make the mistake of setting our goal and forgetting about how we are planning to get there.  It’s so easy to say “I want to lose 10lbs” or “I want to run a ha...

When a typical day turns around

On Tuesdays I usually participate in my morning body chisel class, but today was a little different.  My sons had an awards ceremony at school so I had one of my instructors sub.  Now I knew this wa...